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Tower Nibbiwan Conservation Area is Turnkey Property

The Tower Nibiiwan Conservation Area is in the Town of Sugar Camp in Oneida County and was gifted by David and Kathy Noel on June 22, 2022.  The name, given by the Noels, refers to the old fire tower that sat near Indian Lake and the Ojibwe word meaning wet or watery. It is 31

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Annual Report Reflects on Achievements Over Past Year

Published on August 9, 2022 by in News

The Northwoods Land Trust’s latest ANNUAL REPORT summarizes all of the local conservation projects, stewardship activities and organizational developments from July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022. During the timespan of this report, 360 acres of land and three miles of shoreland was protected by NWLT, thanks to the generosity of six families. Also included

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Shoreland Protection Initiative Underway in Vilas County

Published on June 21, 2022 by in News

The Northwoods Land Trust’s (NWLT) Shoreland Protection Initiative is currently being promoted to shoreland residents in Vilas County and northern Langlade County. The goals of the Shoreland Protection Initiative are to educate the public about the value of protecting privately-owned, undeveloped shoreline along our lakes, ponds, rivers and streams in Wisconsin’s northwoods, and to motivate

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Read our Spring/Summer Newsletter

Published on May 16, 2022 by in News

Our Spring/Summer 2002 newsletter is available for viewing and downloading! It features: Dugout Lake Conservation Easement donation by the Fuller family (Oneida County); Conservation focus areas; and Two new conservation donations from the Towner-Sposito family and Killebrew family in the Springstead region of Iron County. Featured photo of Dugout Lake – by Mark Bugnaski

 
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Register for the 2022 Annual Meeting & Learn About the American Marten

Published on April 27, 2022 by in News

The 2022 Northwoods Land Trust Annual Meeting will be held on Friday, June 10th at 1 pm the Sherman Town Hall outdoor pavilion in Iron County to showcase the conservation projects over the past year as well as programmatic accomplishments and a financial report. RSVP Now! The featured guest presenter is Zach Wilson of the

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New Video Series – Conserving Private Lands

Published on March 25, 2022 by in News

Our new four-part video series titled ‘Conserving Private Lands’ features landowners who have donated conservation easements and showcases how private landowners have a role to play in preserving Wisconsin’s landscape. Learn why landowners are motivated to forever protect their lands, and what features of the properties are conservation priorities of the Northwoods Land Trust (NWLT).

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Celebrate the New Year by Snowshoeing

Check out our calendar of events and bust out your snowshoes with NWLT to celebrate the new year and reflect on what was accomplished in 2021: five new properties were conserved, protecting approximately 522 acres of additional land, 3 miles of lake shoreline, and 1 mile of river & stream shoreline. Thank you to the

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Browse our Fall/Winter Newsletter

Our fall / winter 2021 newsletter is available for viewing and downloading! It features the completion of the Beaver Creek Hemlocks land campaign; the story of eastern hemlock; changes to our staff and board of directors; and the Minocqua Thoroughfare Conservation Easement. If you’d like to support our efforts, please join as a member or

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New Old-Growth Forest Video

Check out our video featuring John Bates and Ron Eckstein, NWLT board members, highlighting the values of old-growth forests in northern Wisconsin and the Beaver Creek Hemlocks conservation project. Subscribe to our YouTube channel.   

 
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Campaign Goal Met for Beaver Creek Hemlocks

The Beaver Creek Hemlocks Campaign is Complete! The campaign was such a success, the fundraising goal was surpassed in October 2021! Over $411,000 was raised through private donors and grant makers – thank you to all who contributed to this project’s campaign! This additional funding will allow NWLT to construct a parking lot, boardwalks, trails

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